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JM | Sep 21, 2022

Some inching up, more roll-backs as Petrojam updates pricing regimen

Gavin Riley

Gavin Riley / Our Today

Motorists filling up on fuel at the RUBiS service station in Runaway Bay, St Ann, Jamaica. Photo taken February 7, 2019. (Photo: Facebook @rubisjamaica)

Owing to the volatility in the global market, State-owned refinery, Petrojam, is today (September 21) unveiling another wave of mixed fortunes for Jamaican motorists and industry giants to contend with.

Petrojam, in its latest update to the closely watched petroleum product pricing index, has advised that come tomorrow 87-octane gasolene will cost 25 cents higher. The fuel option now closes at a new baseline price of J$197.66.

Similar to last week, a 25-cent price increase was also applied to 90-octane gasolene for the second-straight session.

On the other end of the spectrum, price cuts of varying degrees were announced for all remaining products on Petrojam’s index.

It is expected that retailers islandwide will add their markups to the announced prices.

See breakdown of prices below:

ProductPrice per unit (Effective September 22, 2022)Price change (from last week)
Gasolene 87$197.66$0.25 ($197.41)
Gasolene 90$201.63$0.25 ($201.38)
Auto diesel$224.76-$4.50 ($229.26)
Kerosene$210.37-$4.50 ($214.87)
Propane$65.18-$0.93 ($66.11)
Butane$71.96-$1.17 ($73.13)
ULSD$231.74-$4.50 ($236.24)

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